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ASH

Other Names:

Bird's Tongue, Common Ash, European Ash, Fraxinus americana, Fraxinus excelsior, Franc Frêne, Frêne, Frêne d’Amérique, Frêne Blanc, Frêne Blanc d’Amérique, Frêne Commun, Frêne Élevé, Frêne Franc, Fresno Americano, Fresno Blanco, Grand Frêne, Wee...
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ASH Overview
ASH Uses
ASH Side Effects
ASH Interactions
ASH Dosing
ASH Overview Information

Ash is a plant. The bark and leaf are used to make medicine.

People take ash for fever, arthritis, gout, constipation, fluid retention, and bladder problems. It is also used as a tonic.

Don’t confuse ash with northern prickly ash or southern prickly ash.

How does it work?

There isn’t enough information to know how ash works.

ASH Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of ash for these uses.


ASH Side Effects & Safety

There isn’t enough information to know if ash is safe to use as medicine.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of ash during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

ASH Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for ASH Interactions

ASH Dosing

The appropriate dose of ash depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for ash. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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